The TC West boys bowling team competed at the D1 State Finals at Thunderbowl in Allen Park this past Friday. The boys battled hard, but failed to string strikes together and place 16th.
Blade Kalbfleisch and Noelle Phillips competed in the individual State Finals on Saturday and had a great showing. Blade shot 1123 in his 6 game qualifying round with games of 164, 134, 207, 212, 213, and 193 placing him 35th out of the top 59 bowlers that qualified for States.
Noelle Phillips shot 1213 after her 6 game qualifying round with games of 214, 195, 177, 169, 213, and 245 placing her in 8th out of the 60 competitors. She advance to match play were the top 16 bowlers were placed in brackets and bowled two games head to head with the winners advancing. Noelle shot 190 and 227 giving her a total of 417 pins which was not enough to defeat Cheyenne Washington’s 459 total from Lake Orion who went on to become the 2020 State Champion.
It was an exciting tournament with lots of great bowling by all.
Congratulations to all our bowlers this past weekend and thank you for all of you the support for our program this year. We look forward to another great season next winter! Go Titans